External Relations Events Officer (International and Campaign) - #59756

The University of Manchester

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Manchester
Salary: £30,487 - £34,980 per year
Contract type: Full time

Right now is Manchesters time to shine. Were currently in the planning phase of a major fundraising and volunteering campaign. And were excited to mark our Universitys 200th anniversary this year, 2024.

At Manchester we dont just focus on what were good at. We ask what were good for.

Through our teaching we are educating a new kind of socially responsible graduate tomorrows thinkers, doers and leaders of a better world. Through our research we are addressing the most pressing global challenges with bold and brilliant solutions. Through innovation we are turning ideas into reality, creating the jobs and industries that will sustain us in the future. And in the heart of the city and beyond, we are breaking down barriers to art, science and learning in order to build stronger, more resilient communities.

Manchester people are different. Not only do we share the values of integrity, being bold, being ambitious, and being collaborative, we also share a pioneering spirit and the courage to make a difference. If you have a fearless personality, boundless optimism and a desire to create a healthier, fairer and more sustainable world, wed love you to get in touch.

Sound exciting? We think so too.

The External Relations Events Team is looking for an External Relations Events Officer (International and Campaign) to provide high level event administration and event management expertise in the planning and delivery of the Universitys high-profile programme of campaign events, which contribute to advancing its strategic priorities and enhancing its brand and reputation.

The programme of events will help to engage both internal and external stakeholders across the University and will include large scale and prestigious University wide occasions as well as other priority events as advised by the Division of Development and Alumni Relations and the Office of the President and Vice-Chancellor.

The post holder will also be involved in the development, planning and organisation of campaign events, on a regional, national and international level to deepen the Universitys engagement with philanthropists, senior donors, key volunteers and alumni. This role includes international travel in order to deliver the events programme.

This is an 18-month fixed term position to support the delivery of The University of Manchester campaign.

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to [email protected].

Any CVs submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Kate Bradbury

Email: [email protected]

General enquiries:

Email: [email protected]

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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